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1945-1946 Martin Saxophone

I work in a music shop in the poconos and a man came by to drop off a Martin tenor saxophone made in Elkhart Indiana. I wa…

2 days ago
by saxgourmet (124 posts)


So I buy storage units and I came across this saxophone and I was wondering if anyone can tell me anything about it. Is it…

3 days ago
by barisaxalpha (8 posts)



4 days ago
by ACO

Hoosier Peddler nickel plated serial number 92472

Any one know what it is worth and if it is worth restoring? How old is it?

2 weeks ago
by treetop500 (1 post)

How Old

I have a Selmer Alto Sax very old with a number 18309 how can i find out the Model and if its worth anything?

2 weeks ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (30 posts)

Conn American 24M Alto Sax, Serial # 004967

I have a Conn 24M that is in great condition, and has just had the pads and cork redone. It says Conn American and Its ser…

2 weeks ago
by GFC (533 posts)

karl meyer tenor sax

Hi all, does anyone know know where i can actually find any information on my karl meyer tenor saxophone serial number is…

4 weeks ago
by GFC (533 posts)

Selmer SBA, Mark VI, Mark VII

What are the differences between the vintage Henri Selmer Super Balanced Action, the Mark VI and the Mark VII mechanically…

1 month ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (30 posts)

indentyfying old sax

whe have a old sax with graving emperor artist chicago usa. he is silver color.
can somebody help us with identyfying…

1 month ago
by saxi (4 posts)

Idenifying C.G Conn Alto Sax w/ original case Serial # 537369

This saxophone belonged to my father in law who purchased it used when he was young. The only information I have is pretty…

1 month ago
by fleadeck

Buescher saxophone

I have a true tone buescher saxophone - series between 1909-1910   
I have photos below.  I am wonderi…

1 month ago
by GFC (533 posts)

I sell a old 1971 Buffet Crampon Tenor from Paris silver

Hello, community. I have a Buffet Crampon of 1971 from Paris (I live in Paris too). This Tenor is a real pleasure to play,…

1 month ago
by magimuwi (1 post)

Identifying Old Sax

I don't have a lot of experience with saxophones, but I wanted to find out a little more about an old alto sax…

2 months ago
by GFC (533 posts)

The Buescher 157 Aristocrat

Since I got my '68 "400" bari sax some 13 years ago, I've been a big fan of the Buescher saxes. I love the way they play.…

2 months ago
by barisaxalpha

Buescher True-Tone Low Pitch?

I am tyring to get a year and value on this sax.
 Buescher True-Tone Low Pitch SN:161496. I an thinking of selli…

2 months ago
by Hxcnoel (1 post)

Elkhart Bari

Can anyone educate me here? (See pictures) 

Not sure what I have.  It was handed down to me  All…

2 months ago
by xfleming (4 posts)

King Zephyr Sax -- Serial # 372358 (Pennsylvania)

This tenor sax was bought for me for High School/College Band (1977-1984) -- however it now sits in my basement.  It…

2 months ago
by historicsaxwhisperer (30 posts)

Unidentified Italian Sax (Advice)

Hey there, I played sax for about 10 years, but it's been a long time since I've touched one... and I don't really remembe…

2 months ago
by shawnpcarney (2 posts)

Confirm Identity of a vintage Conn Alto Saxophone

I have an old Conn Alto Sax that I am trying to Identify. From research I have done, I believe it might be one of the…

2 months ago
by GFC (533 posts)

Help with ID of a 55 C.G. Conn Tenor

I have a tenor marked C.G. Conn LTD with no other engraving except the serial (538xxx).  Info here tells me this is p…

3 months ago
by robfrazier (2 posts)

Yanagisawa A901

I have a Yanagisawa A901 (a 2000 or 1999 I believe) that I would like to sell but I don't know how much to list it for. &n…

3 months ago
by GFC (533 posts)

Kohlert Sax


I want to buy my first sax (I know how to play,I'm not a total beginner I just played on a sax I had from c…

3 months ago
by GFC (533 posts)

CG Conn ltd

I have a CG Conn Ltd pat Dec 8.1914, 119954 A M242678 L....I am not a sax player.  I inherited this sax and wonder if…

3 months ago
by GFC (533 posts)

Can someone identify this vintage sax

Looking for someone with knowledge of vintage saxophones to identify the type/model/value of a vintage sax in posession of…

3 months ago
by GFC (533 posts)

Lyon & Healy Silver C Melody Sax, Antique, Vintage

Hello: I have a Lyon & Healy Silver C Melody Sax, Serial# 67637, Low Pitch. The neck has the "Man in the Moon" brace a…

3 months ago
by rbake49
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